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Tiger Shrike

Tiger Shrike
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-27
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Tamron SP AF200-500mm f5-6.3 Di LD
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-14 0:24
Viewed: 3035
Points: 4
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Tiger Shrike
Size: 19 cm

In all plumages look for strong bill, fairly short tail and some black barring across back. Immature has white eye-ring. Breeding adult has black mask and grey-crown.

A harsh chatter, often from inside cover.

More arboreal than other shrikes; found in lowland forest, growth and dense coastal scrub. Usually perches low along forest edges. Generally inconspicuous; prefers to stay inside cover.

A common winter visitor throughout the island.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2009-11-14 20:26]

Hello Ang,
Your bird photos are extremely beautiful, you have an amazing gallery!!! This particular bird photo has wonderful detail and very natural colors. Great composition and perfectly exposed.

Hello Ang,
Excellent capture of Tiger Shrike. Superb details and colours.
Well done!

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